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20th Jul 2022, 12:59
Replies: 17
Views: 4,533
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Or even a warning against saying such stupid...

Or even a warning against saying such stupid things anywhere near an airport/aircraft!
22nd Jun 2022, 15:44
Replies: 45
Views: 16,806
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Red Air Landing Gear Collapse & Fire, KMIA, 21 Jun 2022

Surprised this hasn't made it to these pages yet. Witnesses are saying a tyre burst on landing, the aircraft bounced and landed hard, collapsing the landing gear and causing a fire. CNN report here:...
Forum: Questions
29th Jun 2021, 19:24
Replies: 3
Views: 2,256
Posted By MichaelKPIT

My wife flies for DL and yes, they have to stay...

My wife flies for DL and yes, they have to stay in their hotels rooms in the UK unless traveling to/from the airport or going down to the front desk for temperature checks.
2nd Apr 2021, 12:02
Replies: 4
Views: 6,394
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Wow! Blood on the starboard side of the nose and...

Wow! Blood on the starboard side of the nose and number 1 shut down. Could have been a lot worse.
4th Mar 2021, 13:38
Replies: 12
Views: 6,601
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Empirical data would suggest they are doing the...

Empirical data would suggest they are doing the right thing. From first hand conversations I have had with somebody who flies for DL the loads are definitely picking up. They have committed to...
12th Feb 2021, 00:50
Replies: 2
Views: 3,643
Posted By MichaelKPIT

The aircraft has now been lifted out of the...

The aircraft has now been lifted out of the “ditch.” There’s a video here: https://www.wtae.com/article/airplane-skids-off-taxiway-at-pittsburgh-international-airport/35475104

Does the top of...
11th Feb 2021, 19:03
Replies: 2
Views: 3,643
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Delta taxi mishap KPIT, 10 Feb 2021

DL2231 was lining up for take off last night and skidded off the taxiway when it tried to turn on to 10R. The front wheels went over the edge of ditch, so everyone had to exit via the tailcone....
5th Feb 2021, 13:30
Replies: 15
Views: 8,937
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Has anyone heard if there's been a similar...

Has anyone heard if there's been a similar announcement (or if there's likely to be) for cabin crew/flight attendants? (Asking for my wife.)
12th Oct 2020, 16:27
Replies: 40
Views: 30,192
Posted By MichaelKPIT

That was Robert Fayling! (Who brought in the...

That was Robert Fayling! (Who brought in the ethnic tails, that is.)
5th Aug 2020, 02:47
Replies: 605
Views: 538,369
Posted By MichaelKPIT

In 1987, as a fresh faced youngster at BA, I...

In 1987, as a fresh faced youngster at BA, I would have been delighted to read this. Thirty three years later, older and a lot wiser, this breaks my heart. Genuinely wishing everyone involved all...
19th May 2020, 17:33
Replies: 79
Views: 44,924
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Almost! ...

Almost!


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/564x618/bd4abdc7fc5f8db6f0f32dd7847c6d25_c323ca6aaff9b209e99a96acfdd6f4325bb93187.jpg...
15th May 2020, 01:28
Replies: 79
Views: 44,924
Posted By MichaelKPIT

The engines are WIDER than a 737/757 fuselage!

The engines are WIDER than a 737/757 fuselage!
14th May 2020, 20:17
Replies: 79
Views: 44,924
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Well in all fairness, until 1987 BR was the code...

Well in all fairness, until 1987 BR was the code for British Caledonian...
14th May 2020, 15:16
Replies: 79
Views: 44,924
Posted By MichaelKPIT

DL Retiring its 777 Fleet

Ed Bastian this morning: “With international travel expected to return slowly, we’ve also made the difficult decision to permanently retire our Boeing 777 fleet — 18 aircraft — by the end of the...
20th Apr 2020, 19:56
Replies: 605
Views: 538,369
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Well said. This is an absolutely horrible time...

Well said. This is an absolutely horrible time for everyone involved.
27th Mar 2020, 17:34
Replies: 34
Views: 23,917
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Back in those days BA95 was LHR-YMX-DTW. Just...

Back in those days BA95 was LHR-YMX-DTW. Just etched in my mind from 12yrs there! :p
24th Mar 2020, 16:29
Replies: 5
Views: 5,556
Posted By MichaelKPIT

It is so nice to see different workgroups and...

It is so nice to see different workgroups and even different airlines coming together to help each other out. Two days ago my wife and a colleague (both DL) were trying to jumpseat ATL-PIT on...
16th Mar 2020, 17:49
Replies: 44
Views: 19,477
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Mostly A330's although a couple of 767's in...

Mostly A330's although a couple of 767's in there, a 777 and a 757. I've heard the FA community are expecting a big announcement at 1500 EDT today.
15th Mar 2020, 13:41
Replies: 44
Views: 19,477
Posted By MichaelKPIT

It does look like DL are really trying to do...

It does look like DL are really trying to do what's right through all this. Just look at the homepages on the websites of the top four - BA, AA, UA, DL. The first three are all trying to sell seats...
14th Mar 2020, 22:51
Replies: 44
Views: 19,477
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Yep - I think you probably are right! ;-)

Yep - I think you probably are right! ;-)
14th Mar 2020, 16:37
Replies: 44
Views: 19,477
Posted By MichaelKPIT

As someone who grew up in England and has worked...

As someone who grew up in England and has worked 21 years in America, I would say that’s a pretty accurate description. Furloughs are typically fairly long term - months, even years but don’t have to...
14th Mar 2020, 16:31
Replies: 44
Views: 19,477
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Are you sure about that? I thought that had been...

Are you sure about that? I thought that had been debunked as a false rumor. I’m not saying you’re wrong - I’ve just heard both versions and don’t know which is true...
12th Mar 2020, 16:53
Replies: 153
Views: 164,079
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Here is an update my daughter has just been sent...

Here is an update my daughter has just been sent in PRG. I was going to try to get her to swap out the LHR-JFK leg to LHR-PIT, but that won't be possible as they have to fly into certain airports. ...
12th Mar 2020, 02:51
Replies: 153
Views: 164,079
Posted By MichaelKPIT

I stand corrected. It was the news presenters...

I stand corrected. It was the news presenters interpreting it incorrectly and me repeating it. Trump has since clarified on Twitter (where else?!) that it affects people, not goods.
12th Mar 2020, 02:11
Replies: 153
Views: 164,079
Posted By MichaelKPIT

It has to be a huge loophole. They’re also saying...

It has to be a huge loophole. They’re also saying that US citizens and permanent residents are going to be allowed to return home. Thing is though that cargo is subject to the same restrictions so...
12th Mar 2020, 01:46
Replies: 153
Views: 164,079
Posted By MichaelKPIT

My daughter is in PRG right now, booked to come...

My daughter is in PRG right now, booked to come back PRG-BA-LHR-BA-JFK. Gonna be interesting to see how this plays out...
12th Mar 2020, 01:22
Replies: 153
Views: 164,079
Posted By MichaelKPIT

With the exception of the UK

With the exception of the UK
10th Mar 2020, 20:08
Replies: 22
Views: 12,230
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Now THAT is leadership!

Now THAT is leadership!
12th Feb 2020, 12:45
Replies: 49
Views: 37,222
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Couldn't agree more - one of the best witness...

Couldn't agree more - one of the best witness accounts I've seen. I especially liked the part where he put all the important stuff into his coat and put his coat on, obviously prepared to "leave...
5th Feb 2020, 18:00
Replies: 120
Views: 97,524
Posted By MichaelKPIT

I think you may be confusing angular velocity...

I think you may be confusing angular velocity with linear velocity. You are absolutely right that every part of the wheel is ROTATING at the same angular velocity. The wheel as a component part of...
5th Feb 2020, 17:32
Replies: 120
Views: 97,524
Posted By MichaelKPIT

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/634x237/3_s2_0_b9780750651318500099_f08_50_9780750651318_1aa02f19ad433a47d730873d01a92389a2d5c549.gif
A picture is worth a thousand words.
5th Feb 2020, 17:26
Replies: 120
Views: 97,524
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Relative to the runway that's precisely what I'm...

Relative to the runway that's precisely what I'm saying. The very bottom of the tyre tread is moving at 0kt relative to the runway with which it is in contact. If not it would be skidding. The...
5th Feb 2020, 17:10
Replies: 120
Views: 97,524
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Yes it does. It moves forward at precisely 0...

Yes it does. It moves forward at precisely 0 knots. Otherwise it would be skidding. In fact my previous statement about the top NOT going 200kt is actually wrong. Assuming the wheel is perfectly...
5th Feb 2020, 16:22
Replies: 120
Views: 97,524
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Not true. The AXLE is moving forward at 100...

Not true. The AXLE is moving forward at 100 knots. The top of the wheel is moving forward faster than that. (But no, not at 200 knots.)
22nd Jan 2020, 17:32
Replies: 16
Views: 5,857
Posted By MichaelKPIT

The "facts" are that DL cabin crew are NOT afa -...

The "facts" are that DL cabin crew are NOT afa - they are not ANY union.
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